Unidentified Cichlids • Lake Malawi ID Help!

Here's where you need to go to get help identifying your Cichlids.

Moderators: Chester B, StructureGuy

Lake Malawi ID Help!

Postby robdrumms » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:50 pm

The attachment Malawi Cichlid 1.jpg is no longer available
Can someone help me with an ID of my newest fish? I can get a better picture if this one is not detailed enough. (The fish at the top of the pic is a Eureka Red Jake)
Thank you!
Attachments
IMG_2859.jpg
robdrumms
 
Joined: Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:43 pm
Location: New York

Share On:

Share on Facebook Facebook Share on Twitter Twitter

Re: Lake Malawi ID Help!

Postby james1983 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:16 pm

Aulonocara Lwanda
james1983
 
Joined: Sun Dec 23, 2007 1:42 pm
Location: savannah, ga

Re: Lake Malawi ID Help!

Postby robdrumms » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:43 pm

Thanks for responding. I certainly don't know a lot about Cichlid breeds but the Lwanda examples on the internet are a bit different than mine. His mouth seems to turn "upwards", almost like he has a larger "chin" and a smaller nose than other examples. Could just be a hybrid too I guess.
robdrumms
 
Joined: Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:43 pm
Location: New York

Re: Lake Malawi ID Help!

Postby Fogelhund » Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:52 am

robdrumms wrote:Thanks for responding. I certainly don't know a lot about Cichlid breeds but the Lwanda examples on the internet are a bit different than mine. His mouth seems to turn "upwards", almost like he has a larger "chin" and a smaller nose than other examples. Could just be a hybrid too I guess.


Yours does look quite a bit like a lwanda to me as well. It just looks like an older, often beaten up fish, which can cause the variances you speak of.... or, it could be a hybrid, impossible to know.
User avatar
Fogelhund
 
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2002 12:34 am
Location: ON, Canada


Return to Unidentified Cichlids

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 11 guests